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Meaning of "theriomorph" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THERIOMORPH

theriomorph  [ˈθɪərɪəʊˌmɔːf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERIOMORPH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Theriomorph is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES THERIOMORPH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

theriomorph

Zoomorphism

Zoomorphism is the shaping of something in animal form or terms. Examples include: ▪ Art that imagines humans as non-human animals ▪ Art that portrays one species of animal like another species of animal ▪ Art that creates patterns using animal imagery, or animal style ▪ Deities depicted in animal form, such as exist in ancient Egyptian religion ▪ Therianthropy: the ability to shapeshift into animal form ▪ The tendency of viewing human behaviour in terms of the behaviour of animals, analogous to anthropomorphism, which views animal behaviour in human terms The word derives from the Greek ζωον, meaning animal, and μορφη, meaning shape or form.

Definition of theriomorph in the English dictionary

The definition of theriomorph in the dictionary is a theriomorphic deity.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERIOMORPH


allomorph
ˈæləˌmɔːf
anthropomorph
ˈænθrəpəˌmɔːf
biomorph
ˈbaɪəʊˌmɔːf
ectomorph
ˈɛktəʊˌmɔːf
endomorph
ˈɛndəʊˌmɔːf
ergatandromorph
ˌɜːɡəˈtændrəˌmɔːf
gynandromorph
dʒɪˈnændrəʊˌmɔːf
homeomorph
ˈhɒmɪəˌmɔːf
hystricomorph
hɪˈstraɪkəʊˌmɔːf
isomorph
ˈaɪsəʊˌmɔːf
lagomorph
ˈlæɡəʊˌmɔːf
mesomorph
ˈmɛsəʊˌmɔːf
neomorph
ˈniːəʊˌmɔːf
ornithomorph
ˈɔːnɪθəʊˌmɔːf
perimorph
ˈpɛrɪˌmɔːf
polymorph
ˈpɒlɪˌmɔːf
pseudomorph
ˈsjuːdəʊˌmɔːf
pythonomorph
paɪˈθɒnəʊˌmɔːf
rhizomorph
ˈraɪzəʊˌmɔːf
xeromorph
ˈzɪərəʊˌmɔːf

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERIOMORPH

therewith
therewithal
therewithin
Therezina
theriac
theriacal
therian
therianthropic
therianthropism
theriolatry
theriomorphic
theriomorphism
theriomorphosis
theriomorphous
therm
thermae
thermaesthesia
thermal
thermal barrier
thermal baths

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERIOMORPH

allelomorph
bimorph
dimorph
ergatomorph
homoeomorph
homomorph
hypomorph
morph
ophiomorph
paramorph
skeuomorph
trimorph
zoomorph

Synonyms and antonyms of theriomorph in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «theriomorph» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THERIOMORPH

Find out the translation of theriomorph to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of theriomorph from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «theriomorph» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

theriomorph
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

theriomorph
570 millions of speakers

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theriomorph
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

theriomorph
380 millions of speakers
ar

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theriomorph
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

theriomorph
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

theriomorph
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

theriomorph
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

theriomorph
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Theriomorph
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

theriomorph
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

theriomorph
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

theriomorph
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Theriomorph
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

theriomorph
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

theriomorph
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थिओमोरोफ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

theriomorph
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

theriomorph
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

theriomorph
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

theriomorph
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

theriomorph
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

theriomorph
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

theriomorph
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

theriomorph
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

theriomorph
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of theriomorph

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPH»

The term «theriomorph» is used very little and occupies the 186.746 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THERIOMORPH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «theriomorph» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «theriomorph» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about theriomorph

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERIOMORPH»

Discover the use of theriomorph in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to theriomorph and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Werewolf Book: The Encyclopedia of Shape-Shifting Beings
... out the weak and thefoolish who donot utter their prayersof protection. Sources: David-Neel, Alexandra. Magic and Mystery in Tibet. New York:Dover Publications , 1971. Theriomorph. A M Theriomorph is one who has perfected the ability.
Brad Steiger, 2011
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This Shade of Night: A Preternatural, Unlimited Novel
I repeated slowly, turning back to look over the ground, “I suppose that it could be a theriomorph in the middle of a wolf transformation, but that's really not possible. I know that a wolf form lycanthrope mid change is definitely not possible.
Khrystel Parlin, 2004
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Shapeshifter
Buried halfway down a paragraph on page 345, he'd found reference to a term called "theriomorph": a shapeshifter. A theriomorph was a being who could assume an animal, as well as a human, form. A spiritual theriomorph was someone ...
J. F. Gonzalez, 2003
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The Magic of Shapeshifting: An Astrology Book For Beginners
Similar to "lycanthropy," except that it refers to any and all animals, and not just wolves. Theriomorph: Shifrer. Theriophobia; "Fear of the beast," shifrer slang for people who have phobias about animals. Theriophobia was especially rampant in ...
Rosalyn Greene, 2008
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History of the Graeco-Latin Fable
They are the true Greek contribution to religious progress. Yet Greek ritual, myth and beliefs are full of exceptions to these rules. There are traces of theriomorph gods and of theriomorph beings with divine or heroic features; river-gods with the  ...
Francisco Rodríguez Adrados, 1999
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Voices of the Poor in Africa: Moral Economy and the Popular ...
There is an intrinsic danger in that blurring of categories and boundaries which the theriomorph exemplifies par excellence. "[A] 11 margins are dangerous. If they are pulled this way or that the shape of fundamental experience is altered.
Elizabeth Isichei, 2004
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Koan Garden: Ten Wu Wei Yin Stories
... web-log Theriomorph: animal transformations, etymologic adventures, this human condition. http://theriomorph.blogspot.com This book is an experiment in using print-on-demand technology to bypass the mainstream publishing industry and ...
Jessamyn Smyth, 2006
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Greco-Scythian Art and the Birth of Eurasia: From Classical ...
Plaques from bridles and weapons with theriomorph designs: (a) Bronze bridle strap guide from nomadic tomb at Norsuntepe, Anatolia, (b) Iron strap guide from Teishebaini, modern Karmir Blur, (c) Bone strap guide from Kelermes, Kurgan 1/v  ...
Caspar Meyer, 2013
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Festoen
A. few. remarks. upon. chrematomorph,. theriomorph. and. anthropomorph. representations. of. divine. beings. Th. P. van Baaren Gods and spirits are often represented in the shape of human beings, animals or even objects. In archaeological ...
Annie Nicolette Zadoks-Josephus Jitta, Joh S. Boersma, 1976
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Vampire Universe: The Dark World of Supernatural Beings That ...
Frightmaster Jonathan Maberry presents the creatures of our worst nightmares - ancient monstrosities from folklore and myth and recent atrocities torn from modern headlines.
Jonathan Maberry, 2006

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THERIOMORPH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term theriomorph is used in the context of the following news items.
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Das Imponiergehabe der Bauernburschen
Das geschlossene Ende der Scheide, das die Klingenspitze aufnimmt, ist jeweils theriomorph, mithin als Tierkopf, gestaltet. Die hier zuoberst abgebildete ... «Wiener Zeitung, Sep 13»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Theriomorph [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theriomorph>. Jul 2019 ».
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